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Controversial Christmas tree back in prime position in Peterborough

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Peterborough's controversial Christmas Tree is back on Cathedral Square for the third year running.

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The reusable modern tree which cost £40,000 has not gone down well with everyone.

However the City Council says the tree which will last them five years has meant they're making significant savings on their Christmas decorations.

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Transforming Suffolk's Gainsborough House: Have your say

Perspective section of how the museum will look Credit: ZMMA

People are being asked to share their thoughts on architectural plans for Gainsborough House in Sudbury.

A public exhibition is being held to show people the plans for the £8.5 million redevelopment project will help create a National Centre for Thomas Gainsborough, who died in 1788.

The redevelopment will turn the museum into a world-leading arts centre with four new galleries to showcase Thomas Gainsborough's art.

Gainsborough Silk Wall Credit: Sophie Woods at Gainsborough’s House
How the exhibitions gallery will look Credit: ZMMA

"This nationally significant project represents a once in a lifetime opportunity for Gainsborough's House. It has enormous support, yet we still need to secure £1 million by March 2018 to ensure the project goes ahead."

– Mark Bills, Director, Gainsborough House
Gainsborough House, Sudbury Credit: ITV News Anglia

The museum will also be able to display more information about Gainsborough's personal and family life as well as his artwork.



Bob Champion: Former jockey enjoys 'Oyster Feast'

The Grand National winning jockey Bob Champion has been sampling the delights of Colchester's traditional Oyster Feast.

The event, which dates back to 1845, is one of the top dates in the town's civic calendar.

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